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Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 1:49 pm

Nancy Carol Coffman


Nancy Carol Coffman of Westmoreland departed this life on December 5, 2012 at her residence.

She is survived by her three sons: John Coffman, Edward Coffman and Wesley Coffman; two sisters: Linda Lee Reynolds and Katherine Johnston: four brothers: William Hinken, Steve Hinken, Mark Hinken and Jerry Hinken; eleven grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 12 at 1 p.m. at Washington Funeral Home, 1404 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock. Online condolences can be made to Washingtonfh.com.



Richard George LeBrun



Richard George LeBrun, 64, of Hague, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 at his home. He was a retired detective for the U.S. Park Police, a member of Army National Guard, and of Coles Point United Methodist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Linda G. LeBrun; his children, Regina Johnson, Dorothy Curd, Chad LeBrun, and Amie LeBurn; close friend, Tracy Shoaf; sister, Tammy Griffith; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a son-in-law; and  a daughter-in-law.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Heroes, Inc., 1200 29th Street, NW, Washington DC 20007.


Robert M. Moss


Robert M. “Bob” Moss, Sr., 60, of Heathsville, formerly of Waldorf, MD, died suddenly on December 2, 2012. Mr. Moss was a retired Book Binder with the U.S. Government Printing Office, a Coast Guard Veteran, and husband of Marilyn Moss. Mr. Moss is survived by his wife; his father, Muril H. Moss; his daughters, Krista French (Jeff) and Victoria Collins (Russell); his son, Robert M. Moss II (Carin); two step-sons, Anthony Downy and Richard Samuels (Crystal); and seven grandchildren, Matthew and Brittany French, Jonathan, Jordan, and Zachary Moss, Ashley Kress and Jacqueline Morgan.  Bob loved hunting, fishing and spending time on his boat.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012 at Yeocomico Episcopal Cemetery in Kinsale.



Carline Chatham Oliff


Carline Chatham Oliff, 65, of Newland, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. She was a retired cafeteria worker with the Westmoreland County Schools and a member of Edgewater United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Stanley E. Oliff; mother, Learline C. Chatham of Tidwells; daughter, Faye O. Prichard (Stephen) of Ashland, Va.; sister, Darline C. Squires (George) of Tidwells; granddaughter, Meghan Kirkland (Jan); great-grandson, Jack Kirkland, her special nieces and nephews and a beloved aunt, Alice Sanford.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Welch Funeral Home, Montross Chapel. Rev. Willard Bowen and Rev. Shayne Estes officiated. Interment was in Rappahannock Baptist Church Cemetery, Newland. Pallbearers were Glenn Morse, Norman France, Garnett Withers, George Squires Jr., William Ambrose, Bob Smith, Todd Oliff and Wallace McGinnes.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Association, c/o Hilda Bronner, PO Box 65, Haynesville, Va. 22472 or Riverside Hospice, 618 Hospital Road, Medical Arts Building A, Suite 201, Tappahannock, Va. 22560.

Online condolences at www.welchfuneralhomeva.com



Katharine Douglas “Kitty” Shirley 


Mrs. Katherine Douglas “Kitty” Shirley, 95, of Heathsville, the daughter of the late William H. Douglas and Elizabeth J. Douglas of Kinsale, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012. She was the widow of Wellington Hill Shirley, Sr., a member of Coan Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday school secretary and Church Clerk, and was a retired postal clerk with 30 years of service at the Heathsville Post Office.

Survivors are her sons, W.H. Shirley, Jr. (Kay) of Callao and William D. “Bill” Shirley, Sr. (Susan) of Churchville; five grandchildren, Hill Shirley (Karen), Sarah S. Blackwell (Keith), Bris Shirley, Doug Shirley, Jr., and Rob Shirley (Sarah); four great-grandchildren, Tyler Shirley, Will Shirley, Katherine Shirley, and John Ward Shirley; soon to be born great grandson, Luke Shirley; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her four brothers, C. Nevitt Douglas, William H. “Buck” Douglas, C. Kaufman Douglas, and Lewis E. “Dutch” Douglas.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Coan Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. The Reverend Lee Farmer officiated. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Coan Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 156, Heathsville, VA 22473.